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Quote of the Morning

“I hear you loud and clear, Barack Obama. You don’t represent the country that I grew up with. And your values is [sic] not going to save us. We’re going to take this country back for the Lord. We’re going … Continue reading

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Republican Outreach

Under current law, women in South Dakota must wait 72 hours between the time they request an abortion and the time they can legally have one, but that’s not good enough for some Dakota Republicans. House Bill 1237, sponsored by … Continue reading

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Republican Outreach

Representative Lou Barletta (R-PA) says Republicans shouldn’t bother trying to pass immigration reform because it won’t win them any votes. And I may actually agree with that sentiment because there’s a lot more to garnering votes than simply making symbolic … Continue reading

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Republican Outreach

It’s time for another episode of Republican Outreach, this time in New Mexico. Should a recently introduced bill in New Mexico become law, rape victims will be required to carry their pregnancies to term during their sexual assault trials or … Continue reading

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Indescribable Hypocrisy

This is not only grossly hypocritical, it’s also cowardly. A major Catholic health provider has successfully dismantled a wrongful death lawsuit brought against it by arguing — in defiance of its own long-held doctrine — that a dead fetus is … Continue reading

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Dear Republicans, You’re No MLK

Wingnut Virginia attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli is the latest Republican to compare himself to Martin Luther King, Jr. Cuccinelli makes a very easy target, especially when — like he did once again Monday — he compares his … Continue reading

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Priorities

Artist – John Darkow It has now been 40 years since Roe v. Wade, and on this anniversary, a record number of people support legal abortion according to a new NBC/WSJ poll. Also — the U.S. military is now reportedly … Continue reading

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One Huge Problem with the Republican Party

This: House Republicans need to stop talking about rape. That’s the message GOP lawmakers got here Wednesday evening from Kellyanne Conway, a top GOP pollster. Conway dispensed the stern advice as part of a polling presentation she made alongside fellow … Continue reading

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Republican Outreach

After temporarily supporting exceptions for rape and incest during the presidential campaign, Paul Ryan is back to supporting legislation that would effectively ban abortion without exception. Despite the deep unpopularity of fetal personhood bills in 2012, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) … Continue reading

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Ann Coulter: Publish a List of All Women Who’ve Had Abortions

Perfect. So during one of the most difficult ordeals of a woman’s life why not force her to become a public target for threats, assault and domestic terrorism. That’ll totally make things better. By the way, Coulter also accused women … Continue reading

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Republican Outreach

Judge Gary Harger ruled today that the state of Texas may immediately implement a ban on funding for doctors and clinics who supply poor women with healthcare if they support abortion rights. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas can cut off … Continue reading

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The War on Women Continues

Michigan Republicans’ omnibus anti-abortion bill has been signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) has approved a controversial package of abortion restrictions that will limit abortion access for women who live in rural areas, require … Continue reading

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Republican Outreach

Texas Republicans are unleashing Big Government on women seeking abortions and abortion providers. In 2013, the state of Texas will begin gathering new and more invasive information on women seeking and doctors providing safe abortion care thanks to new reporting … Continue reading

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Republican Outreach

The Republican-controlled Ohio State Senate has approved a virulently anti-choice, anti-reproductive healthcare troll to the state medical board. via Realty Check Gonidakis, the former executive director of Ohio Right to Life, has been a leading figure in the state’s attempts … Continue reading

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Michigan Senate Passes Insane Anti-Choice Law

It sounds like Michigan is trying to join South Carolina and Arizona as totally effing insane. It looks like they’re about to pass one of the most heinous anti-choice laws since transvaginal ultrasounds: HB 5711 would impose a host of … Continue reading

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A Rich Disaster

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, President Obama made it very clear today that he will not negotiate on the national debt limit when he said “I will not play that game.” Also — the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled … Continue reading

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Ohio GOP Abandons Abortion Legislation

via ThinkProgress The Ohio Senate will not vote on two hotly contested pieces of anti-choice legislation — one that would have imposed the strictest abortion in the nation, and one that sought to strip funding from the state’s Planned Parenthood … Continue reading

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Republican Outreach: Another Round of Abortion Legislation

It appears that the next wave in the War on Women is about to come ashore in Wisconsin. The state’s largest anti-abortion group sees opportunities to place further regulations on abortion, including requiring women seeking the procedure to view an … Continue reading

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Devolution

TPM on Rep. Scott DesJarlais’ “evolution” on abortion. Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN), the former physician turned anti-abortion Tennessee Republican congressman, says he hadn’t given abortion as much thought as he “should have” when he supported his first wife’s decisions to … Continue reading

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Shocker: Abortions Decline As Contraception Use Increases

Shocking perhaps no one, and sending the perpetually frustrated anti-choice Right into a bout of non-soul-searching, new data released by the government this week shows that abortions have fallen five percent while at the same time use of contraception has … Continue reading

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